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Heart centered Yoga empowering individuals towards health and well-being

Welcome to Mindful Yoga Academy!   

We are passionate about training professional Yoga teachers and Meditation teachers to help everyday people learn how to find a place of balance and harmony, manage their stress levels and make a real difference to the quality of their lives using Hatha Yoga, Yin Yoga and Mindfulness based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Meditation.

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Yoga Teacher Training -

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Our unique UK and USA Yoga Alliance certified 200hr Therapeutic Mindful Hatha Yoga Teacher  Training focus's on optimizing health and well-being at every level of the Body, Mind and Spirit by blending the ancient wisdom of Hatha Yoga with Mindfulness based Stress Reduction. For more information click here

Meditation Teacher Training -

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Our professional and certified 200hr Mindfulness Meditation MBSR Teacher Training course will give you the skills and confidence to teach Mindfulness Meditation and 8 week Mindfulness MBSR courses. For more details click here 

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Both courses will give you the tools you need to support and encourage individuals to become an active participant in their own well-being and bring balance into their lives. You can also expect it to have a profound effect on your own well-being to!

To support you on your amazing journey, I have put together a dedicated team of experienced International Yoga & Meditation Teachers and you will build confidence quickly and easily with the help of individual coaching, feedback, personal and professional development. For more details click here

All our group sizes are small (maximum 14 for Yoga Teacher Training and 12 for Meditation Teacher Training) ensuring lots of personal attention and feedback. To encourage the expression of your unique potential, personal mentoring is included both before you arrive and once you have returned home by email. We also offer ongoing professional development courses and mentoring by telephone or skype. 

Don't forget to visit our face book page (see right) and sign up for our newsletter by visiting the contact us page to keep up to date on all the news and special offers.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss if our courses meet your vision of teaching yoga or meditation, then please do not hesitate to contact me.



Kathy Ward. SYT, PYT500, ERYT500, Dip.C.Hyp.NLP

Director of Training.       



What graduates are saying about our courses


"Kathy is a great teacher, very knowledgeable. She taught me what is the yoga for "normal" people. Thanks to her course I am able today to teach any type of a student, young, old, healthy and fit or with a poor posture and in bad shape....

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200hr Mindfulness MBSR Meditation Graduates November 2013

"A hands on, in depth teacher training course taught by 2 competent, dedicated and experienced teachers. Highly recommended for those seeking to teach MBSR courses.” testimonial from Randall - M.D. working in a Holistic Clinic in Norway

for more testimonials from real live graduates click here

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Mindful Yoga Academy and Mindful Academy has met the stringent requirements set by Yoga Alliance UK, demonstrating that our courses are of the highest standard and that our graduates may use the title 'Registered Yoga Teacher' RYT or 'Registered Meditation Teacher' as a sign of quality training. We are also registered with the USA Yoga Alliance.  

RYS200 RGB 300dpi 3inch transparent smallKathy Ward, SYT, PYT 500, ERYT 500 is the Director of Training and a member of the International Assc of Yoga Therapists

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She also has a Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy and NLP Coaching with CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and is a Motivation Therapist & Coach (Dip.C.Hyp.NLP)

Come and join us!

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200hr Therapeutic Mindful Hatha Yoga Teacher Training -

  • 11th October - 2nd November 2014 - now taking bookings
  • 7th - 29th March 2015
  • Can't get 3 weeks holiday? why not take the first two week module!
  • This has been one of the best experiences of a training programme I have attended. Kathy is extremely knowledgably and teaches in a very easy digestible way. Paula Mar 2014.

Intensive from 2,750 euros including tuition, mentoring, food and accommodation in the stunning 16th century Finca Vinyent. Modular format also available. For more details click here

200hr Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training -

  • 5th - 16th Jul 2014 TTR2 - few spaces
  • 5th - 16th Aug 2014 TTR1 - 1 space
  • 20th Sept - 1st Oct TTR1 - new date
  • 11th - 22nd Nov 2014 TTR2 - spaces

Now taking bookings for 2015!

  • 2nd - 13th April 2015 TTR1
  • 16th - 27th May 2015 TTR1
  • 14th - 25th July TTR2
  • 8th - 19th August TTR1
  • 9th - 20th November TTR1
  • 28th November - 8th December TTR2

Price 1,540 euros per module including tuition, food and accommodation. For more details click here

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